Media Relations Specialist


Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

Position Details

Media Relations Specialist
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Crowe LLP is seeking a talented and self-motivated media relations senior associate.

Reporting to the Crowe media relations team lead, the media relations associate is responsible for identifying media outlets and preparing appropriate pitches; tracking and coding media coverage; drafting and distributing news releases; coordinating interview opportunities for Crowe thought leaders, including ad-hoc media training as necessary; working directly with the firm’s public relations agency on identified projects; pitching and coordinating bylined articles in external publications; proactively leading firmwide social media content development and initiatives; and fostering relationships with editors, reporters and key media to maintain and increase positive media coverage for Crowe.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, English or Marketing/Communications 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive corporate external communications experience (agency is acceptable) with a focus on media relations; business-to-business/professional services experience is preferred. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint) required 
  • Experience with media relations software including Cision, PR Newswire, etc. is preferred.
  • Experience working with social media/content creation tools (Sprout Social, Canva, Camtasia, etc.) is preferred 
  • Experience writing news releases, media pitches, social media posts is required.

Our Benefits:

At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you!

How You Can Grow:

We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach that will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper!

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